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Prerequisite Waiver

Please use the Prerequisite Waiver Application to request a Mechanical Engineering course permit or clearance only. The ME Department Office is open from 8:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday for assistance with permits, course and program information, and general help with finding the answers to your questions. The Department Office is located at E&T A-205, the Office phone number is 323-343-4490, and the email is [email protected]

What to Expect


No prerequisite/s will be waived. Use for permit or clearance ONLY.

Course Type

Only submit a form for Mechanical Engineering courses.

Senior Design

Do not submit a request for the Capstone Senior Design program

Do I qualify?

Below you will find under what situation you may submit a prerequisite application.
Contact the Department at [email protected] for assistance.

Situation When to Submit
  • If you earned a C- or CR in Spring 2020 for a prerequisite that has a C or better requirement. 
Current Student
  • If you are a current student who took a prerequisite at another college/university and the transcript has not been submitted, unofficial transcripts may be required.
Transfer Student
  • If you are a transfer student and the transcripts, including the prerequisite course(s) taken, have not been submitted, unofficial transcripts may be required.

Waiver Application

Click the button below to access the required Prerequisite Waiver Application for Mechanical Engineering courses. Review the "Do I Qualify" and "What to Expect" sections above for a quick overview of how and when to use a prerequisite waiver application. Contact the Department at [email protected] for assistance.

Summer 2023 Waiver Fall 2023 Waiver

Department of Mechanical Engineering

​Mayra Alonzo, Coordinator
[email protected] | E&T, A-205 | Tel (323) 343-4490 | Fax (323) 343-5004
5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032